Tractors began moving dirt within moments of Dawson County officials breaking ground on a new courthouse and government center Jan. 28.
A six-week-old chocolate lab named Nitro is the newest recruit on the Dawson County Emergency Services K-9 search and rescue team.
The gymnasium at Rock Creek Sports Complex was filled almost to capacity Jan. 22, although there were no youth sporting events scheduled for the evening.
Tractors began moving dirt moments after Dawson County officials broke ground on a new courthouse and government center Thursday afternoon.
The U.S. Department of Justice has approved the county's request to combine precincts and create three voting locations in the county.
It's possible authorities may not be able to identify all the juveniles and women a Dawsonville teen secretly made videos of inside three local restrooms.
Dawson County planners say proposed revisions to residential zoning areas will better align districts with the county's future land-use plan.
Taylor Wallace admits he spends a whole lot of time traveling throughout the community asking other people for money in support of several local service organizations.
A Dawson County man has agreed to testify against his father and another relative in a case involving more than $25,000 in stolen home appliances and furnishings.
Michael Allen was in court Friday when a Superior Court judge ordered a Dawsonville woman to pay back more than $20,000 she admitted stealing from him and a friend.
A Dawson County teen was taken into custody Wednesday morning after authorities said he used his cell phone to video females in three local restrooms.
The Dawson County Board of Commissioners, along with county staff and court administrators, will break ground on a new courthouse and government center at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28. The event, orginally scheduled for Jan. 20 was rescheduled late Tuesday afternoon, due to the threat of inclement weather.
A 20-year-old Dawson County man has been charged with rape and molestation after an encounter with a 13-year-old girl authorities say he met online.
While the snow from Dawsonville's recent storm has melted away, the cold weather will be around for a few more months.
Walking into Good Shepherd Clinic, Retha Smith had a glow not often seen in the three years since she and her husband lost nearly everything to identity theft.
Dawson County commissioners last week approved a measure that will help the local office of tourism and development pay its rent.
A second suspect has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a string of church burglaries over the past several months.
Some Dawson County residents may see a slight property tax increase following the county commission's vote last week to set the millage rate at 8.138 mills.
Lynn Nahlik looks forward to campmeeting at Lumpkin Campground all year.
State transportation officials are now saying changes to the county's busiest crossing will begin early next year.
Come mid-August, kids of all ages will be able to cool off in the new splash pad at Rock Creek Park.
Dawson County's office of tourism development has requested an additional $41,000 to cover its portion of the rent at the Chamber of Commerce Welcome Center on Ga. 400.
Authorities have arrested a Dahlonega man believed to be responsible for a string of church burglaries in Dawson and Lumpkin counties.
Growing up, Tesela Dutton wanted her first car to be a truck and her first job to be in a garage.
A local family is devastated after the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles commuted the death sentence of convicted killer Tommy Lee Waldrip on July 9.
Authorities last night arrested a Dahlonega man believed to be responsible for a string of church burglaries in Dawson and Lumpkin counties.
A local family is devastated after the state's pardons and parole board on Wednesday commuted the death sentence of convicted killer Tommy Lee Waldrip.
It was 23 years ago in April that the community was rocked by one of the most brutal murders in Dawson County's history.
Dawsonville's annual Independence Day celebration revved into gear Friday at Atlanta Motorsports Park with a fireworks display that wowed spectators for miles around.
County and city officials have reached an agreement on how funds will be split if the upcoming 1-cent sales tax extension is approved by voters in November.